According to the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network, 3.8% of dental crowns need to be remade. This study found that among individual practices, 58% had no issues with dental crowns. Years of practice significantly impacted the success rate of a dental crown, with the majority of the 58% having multiple years of practice. Dental crowns […]
Category Archives : Restorative Dentistry
5 Reasons You Might Need a Root Canal
Root canal treatment is typically prescribed if the inner layer of your tooth, called the pulp, has become infected or damaged. In some cases, root canal therapy is the only way to save a tooth and prevent extraction. A root canal involves making a small opening in the tooth’s crown to access the pulp chamber, […]
What Are Cavities, and How Do Fillings Fix Them?
The term “cavity” usually gets associated with a trip to the dentist as something you don’t want to hear as you get your check-up. So what are they exactly? How does one get them? What needs to be done if you have one? And how can you prevent them? Cavities, also known as tooth decay, […]